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# is |x-y| > |x| - |y|? (1) y<x (2) xy<0

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is |x-y| > |x| - |y|?

(1) y<x

(2) xy<0
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23 Jun 2007, 04:28
Should be B.

Stmt1: y < x
let x = 5 y =4 , |x-y| > |x| - |y| is false
let x =5 , y = -15, |x-y| > |x| - |y| is true
So INSUFF

Stmt2: xy < 0
One of them is -ve.
let x = -ve , y = +ve, |x-y| > |x| - |y| is true

let x = +ve , y = -ve, |x-y| > |x| - |y| is true

SO SUFF
23 Jun 2007, 04:28
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